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Former United star Ronaldo clinches Ballon d’Or

On the back of winning the 2012 Ballon d’Or, Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that his friend and former teammate Rio Ferdinand tried to convince him to re-join Manchester United in the summer, according to the Mirror.

The Portuguese international, who beat Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery to the award at the ceremony in Zurich yesterday evening, was linked with a return to Old Trafford at the end of last season.

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United look to bounce back against Swans

Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.

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Van Persie doubtful for Everton clash

Manchester United host manager David Moyes’ former club Everton to Old Trafford this evening, looking for the three points that could see them burst into the top four.

The hosts will be without Phil Jones, who serves a one match suspension after amassing five yellow cards, while a late decision will be made on Robin van Persie, who has been suffering with a combination of groin and toe problems.

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United compete Fellaini deal

Manchester United competed the signing of Marouane Fellaini just in time, after agreeing a fee of £27.5m with Everton.

The Belgium midfielder has been chased by David Moyes all summer, and is one of three new arrivals at Old Trafford, along with Uruguay U20 defender Guillermo Varela, and highly rated Swiss teenager Saidy Janko.

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Moyes keen to keep Rooney

David Moyes has revealed the magnitude of his attempts to keep Wayne Rooney at Old Trafford, telling TalkSport that he has met the striker “three or four times” since he began work at the club.

The 50 year confirmed that the England international was not for sale in his first press conference as Manchester United manager last week, though there is still uncertainty surrounding the player’s opinion on the matter.

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